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Sep 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
, president obama described meyer's actions in heroic terms. >> today we pay tribute to an american who placed himself in the thick of the fight. again and and again and again >> reporter: in his own pook called "into the fire" meyer describes a brutal battle to the death. how much do you think you killed >> it doesn't make a difference. i can tell you this. i didn't kill enough. >> reporter: and you killed at least one of them with your bare hands >> yes reporter: it is not mentioned in his medal of honor citation because there were no witnesses. but as meyer describes it, he was kneeling over the body of an afghan soldier and one of his best friends >> i just felt something hit me in the back of the head. and it was just like slow motion the whole time. i just remember turning around to look. there was a guy standing above me with a huge beard, you know. he had an a.k.-47. i was like what do i do now? >> reporter: meyer knew one thing. >> i was going to make the son of a bitch kill me. i wasn't going to get my head chopped off on tv >> reporter: he fired from the hip >> i remember squ
Sep 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
upcoming presidential debates. president obama is on a three-day campaign tour of swing states starting in iowa. it will end on tuesday when the president arrives at the democratic convention in charlotte. the pentagon says the u.s. military has stopped training afghanistan's militias. that move follows recent attacks against coalition troops by afghan soldiers. they say training will resume once a new system of vetting recruits is in place. ♪ what the world needs now is love, sweet love ♪ >> osgood: you most likely know this song sung by deon warwick. the man who wrote the words has died. he and bert back rack who wrote the tunes for many of the songs collaborated on dozens of hits. david's wife said even at the age of 91 david always had a song in his head. we'll have more on his songs later on sunday morning. the author of the 1970s best seller jonathan living seagull is in serious condition in a seattle hospital. the small plane richard back was flying clipped some power lines and crashed. penn state went up against ohio university in its home opener yesterday. the nittany lions
Sep 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
white house has moved into high gear. president obama is on another three-day bus tour of a battle ground state. this time it's florida. and mitt romney is is back on the stump again in virginia. romney laid low during the democrats' convention using the time to prepare for next month's debates. two car bombs exploded near the iraqi city of amarah today leaving 16 dead. a wave of attacks across iraq thought to have been launched by sunni insurgents and al qaeda has claimed nearly 60 lives. chicago public school teachers are threatening to walk off the job. the strike is scheduled to begin tomorrow morning. if it does, the city's 402,000 students will be sent to holding centers for four hours each school day. a pair of tornadoes roared through the waterfront neighborhoods of new york city yesterday. that almost never happens. twisters knocked out power and broke some windows but no injuries were reported. looks like bermuda will be spared the worst of tropical storm lesley. the storm is gaining strength but should past to the east of the island before petering out in the atlantic. l
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
angeles should be open in time for tomorrow morning's rush hour. president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney are spending the weekend preparing for the first presidential debate. the candidates face off in denver wednesday night. some 60 million of us are expected to watch the debate on television. there is a new entry on the national register of historic places. a pet cemetery in sub urban new york. the hartsdale pet cemetery founded in 1896 was the final resting place for 75,000 pets and 700 pet owners. now for the day's weather. it will be raining cats and dogs in the south with scattered showers in the northeast. out west the heat is still on. there are no october surprises in the week ahead. milder autumn weather prevails pretty much all over. next, high tech. high risk. and later... >> your name is so familiar. oh, stop hugging me. reporter: rit a ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hil
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